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Congressman Jim Costa

Representing the 16th District of California

Past News

Costa Announces That CA Water Legislation Has Been Enacted into Law

FRESNO, CA - Today, Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) released the following statement after the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act was signed by the President and enacted into law.  The WIIN Act includes language to assist in reducing the impacts of California’s drought crisis and to build additional long-term drought resiliency:

Costa, Local Ag Leaders Urge Senate to Pass California Water Legislation

FRESNO, CA – Today, Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) and Valley water and agriculture leaders held a press conference to urge the United States Senate to support the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act with language to assist in reducing the impacts of California’s drought crisis and to build additional long-term drought resiliency.

Costa Launches Annual Holiday Card Drive for Local Heroes

 

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) announced a holiday card drive for Valley law enforcement, service members and veterans. As we celebrate the holiday season, Rep. Costa invites residents of the 16th Congressional District to show appreciation to those keep our community and country safe.  The cards will be delivered to wounded service members and veterans receiving care at the Fresno VA Medical Center and to local law enforcement agencies.

Congressmen Jim Costa and Ted Poe Applaud the Passage of the Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX), and Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA) released the following statement following the passage of the bi-partisan Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016 (JFA) by the HouseJFA strengthens crime victims’ rights and programs, by increasing access to restitution to federal crime victims, and reauthorizes programs used to notify crime victims that they have the right to be heard in court, with legal assistance.

Costa Supports Legislative Action to Suspend Efforts to Reclaim California National Guard Bonuses

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) joined Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28) and California Representatives in introducing the National Guard Bonus Repayment and Financial Relief Act. The legislation would halt the Army from recouping funds from members of the Army National Guard who, in good faith, received bonuses and education benefits that they were not eligible to receive.

Costa Statement on the 2016 Election

FRESNO, CA – Today, Rep. Jim Costa released the following statement on the 2016 election:

“In the United States, the American people put their full faith and trust in one another to elect our President.

“Secretary Hillary Clinton made history as the first female Presidential nominee of a major political party and her tireless efforts throughout her career have resulted in breaking glass ceilings for millions of Americans. I commend and thank Secretary Clinton for serving our nation with pride and grace.

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